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False alarm causes exasperation, leads to investigation

False alarm causes exasperation, leads to investigation

Lori Ackerman, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

On Thursday, the fire alarm went off during fourth period. Students and staff were briefly evacuated. Almost as soon as the evacuation started, students and teachers were notified that they could go back...

Generation Z prevents red sweep

Generation Z prevents red sweep

Cassie Weymouth, Editor-in-Chief December 19, 2022

A red wave? That didn’t even reach the shore? That sums up the races for control of the House of Representatives and Senate. The Republican party, also referred to as the GOP, miscalculated what they...

Student loan forgiveness: DENIED

Student loan forgiveness: DENIED

Maria Bellios, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

The Biden administration has faced another rejection in court in an effort to save the student loan debt relief policy. The plan to cancel student loans proposed by President Joe Biden is currently on...

Equalizing education: The debate over grading policies

Equalizing education: The debate over grading policies

Michelle Wang, Opinion Editor December 19, 2022

Grading policies vary by level, whether that be Standard, Honors, GT or AP. Therein lies the debate on how to equally distribute and standardize grades. The guiding text behind BCPS’s grading policies...

A glimpse into women’s rights around the world

A glimpse into women’s rights around the world

Laura Pohl, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

Bodily autonomy: something taken away from women globally. Despite progress in some countries, around the world women’s rights are being stripped. However, women’s unity and strength are unwavering...

Mental health may improve as new building fixes decades old design issues

Mental health may improve as new building fixes decades old design issues

Madelena Lapinski, News Editor December 19, 2022

A $160 million dollar project, the new Dulaney High School building, is finally underway after years of hesitation. Agreeing on the necessity of the new building, the county, the Board of Education and...

A pricy holiday

A pricy holiday

Ryleigh Bernhardt, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

The holidays are right around the corner, but wait, why is everything so expensive? Consumers are worried that inflation is at its peak this year like never before, especially during the holiday season....

Ramp collapses leaving stairs as the only option

Ramp collapses leaving stairs as the only option

Ashlyn Hoffmann, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

On Nov. 10, 2022, four students were walking up the old, wooden ramp from the senior parking lot to the school when the floorboards snapped, causing the students to stumble. Though all four students were...

Rise of thrifting

Rise of thrifting

Mariana Rosenstiel, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

Thrifting began in the nineteenth century due to the rise of the industrial revolution, causing people to give away the excess clothes that they originally purchased. Despite thrifting having many benefits...

From left, Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and DSean Perry

The devastating tragedy at the University of Virginia

Anna Dudas, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

Devastating news traveled through University of Virginia’s (UVA) campus following the shooting and killing of three individuals on Nov. 13. This marks the 68th shooting this year on U.S. school grounds,...

Behind the bathroom sign-ins

Behind the bathroom sign-ins

Addison Michael and Ashlyn Hoffmann December 19, 2022

Dulaney High School’s (DHS) bathroom sign-in policy has become a common topic of discussion among students since it was implemented after the return from virtual learning. Students were originally required...

Russia-Ukraine war: recap and updates

Russia-Ukraine war: recap and updates

Addison Michael, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

Spring of 2021 marked the beginning of Russia’s extensive war preparation, peaking with the initial invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022. The events of the year unfolded in this order: – Spring...

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